“Yandex” has refused to comply with Roskomnadzor and to remove pirated content

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The company “Yandex” has refused to obey the request of Roskomnadzor to remove links to pirated content in the “Yandex-Video”. About the Agency video News Service reported in a press-service of the company.

In “Yandex” believe that the controller should forward their demands to the owners of sites that host pirated content.

“In accordance with the law “On information, information technologies and protection of information” mechanic is that pirated content is blocked on the side of the owner of the site and the so-called mirrors of this site. The system works so for a long time,” explained a company representative.

According to the representative of the company “Yandex” will appeal against the decision of Moscow city court. Earlier, the court ordered the search engine to remove results links to pirated copies of TV series and shows, owned by “Gazprom-media”. In “Yandex” consider that the definition of Moscow city court “radically contradict their own previously established practice on this issue”. There’s also a note, the pirated material available in other search engines and social networks, and the question of the removal of illegal content need to be addressed to the owners of pirated resources.

In turn Roskomnadzor said that will still block the “Yandex.Video”, even if the company will appeal the decision, reports “Interfax”. Deputy head of Department Vadim Subbotin said that “in any case the securing of the claim is in the form of block resource 15 days”. Previously, the regulator gave “Yandex” three days to remove pirate links. If the requirement is not fulfilled, the search engine will begin to block the evening of 30 August.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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